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Roller Coasters You Need To Ride This Summer

By Intern Jesse Nixon
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Got a need for speed, loops, screams, and drops this summer? Look no further than these coasters located in the Southeast with a couple of honorable mentions, if you can stomach them.

 

Below is a list of the top coasters located in the Southeast.

 

Thunderhead – Dollywood, Tennessee

  • Max Speed: 55 mph
  • Max Height: 100 ft.

 

Apollo’s Chariot – Busch Gardens, Virginia

  • Max Speed: 73 mph
  • Max Heights: 170 ft

 

Griffon – Busch Gardens, Virginia

  • Max Speed: 71 mph
  • Max Height: 205 ft

 

Goliath – Six Flags, Georgia

  • Max Speed: 70 mph
  • Max Height: 200 ft

 

Intimidator – Carowinds, North Carolina

  • Max Speed: 75 mph
  • Max Height: 232 ft

 

Volcano – Kings Dominion, Virginia

  • Max Speed: 75 mph
  • Max Height: 155 ft

 

Intimidator 305 – Kings Dominion, Virginia

  • Max Speed: 90 mph
  • Max Height: 305 ft

 

These are just the top coasters around the Southeast. They are all top-notch coasters but for those of you who are die hard thrill seekers take a look at the ones below. Warning, you may need a barf bag.

 

Top Thrill Dragster – Cedar Point, Ohio

  • Max Speed: 120 mph
  • Max Height: 420 ft

 

Millenium Force – Cedar Point, Ohio

  • Max Speed: 93 mph
  • Max Height: 310

 

Kinga Ka – Six Flags, New Jersey

  • Max Speed: 128 mph
  • Max Height: 456 ft

 

 

Got a list of coasters that you are riding this summer? What’s your favorite roller coaster to date? Let us know about it in the Comment Section below!

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